How to Configure Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 to Restart Automatically | Auto-Restart Feature

This post will show you how to configure a Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 to restart automatically at a defined time. Read on if you need help modifying these settings on your Samsung tablet.

What the Auto-Restart Feature does to your tablet?

Electronic devices including smartphones and tablets can become sluggish after long periods of usage. This is especially true if you let the device stay on and in use for several data at a stretch with normally only a battery recharge and idle periods during nighttime giving them a pause.

In response to this issue, smartphone manufacturers have already integrated a smart feature that’s mainly programmed to trigger the device to restart automatically or as scheduled. In Samsung smartphones and tablets, such a feature is called auto-restart.

With this feature enabled, you can ensure optimum performance of Samsung smartphones and tablets.


And if you’re wondering how to access and activate this feature on the Galaxy Tab S6, this quick tutorial should serve as personal reference.

Easy Steps to configure your Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 to restart automatically

Time Needed : 5 minutes

The following steps are carried out with the Galaxy Tab S6 but can also be applied to other Android devices running on the same software version. Actual screens may vary depending on the carrier and device model.

  1. To get started, access the Apps viewer from the Home screen. Simply swipe up from the bottom of the display to launch the Apps viewer.

    On the Apps viewer, different app icons and shortcuts are lined up.

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  2. Locate and then tap Settings.

    Another screen opens with the main settings menu comprising basic and advanced features.

    enable auto-restart galaxy tabs6-settings

  3. Scroll up or down then tap General management.

    General management settings and features will load up on the next display.


    enable auto-restart galaxy tabs6-genmgnt

  4. Tap Reset to continue.

    On the next screen you will see different reset options with Auto-restart listed at the bottom.

    enable auto-restart galaxy tabs6-reset

  5. Toggle the switch next to Auto-restart to enable the feature.
    To change or set a schedule for your device to auto-restart, tap Auto-restart again.

    The Auto-restart menu will launch.

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  6. Scroll down to the Schedule section and then select the data and time you'd like your device to restart by itself.
    To change the time, just tap time then select your preferred time.

    Choosing nighttime is recommended so that the device is all set for use in the morning. But that should still depend on your schedule.

    enable auto-restart galaxy tabs6-time

  7. After setting the time, tap Done.

    The changes will then be applied and set as auto-restart time.

    enable auto-restart galaxy tabs6-done

  8. To change the day, just tap to select your preferred day.

    The selected day will be encircled.
    You can select multiple days as an auto-restart schedule.
    Otherwise, just choose one.


    enable auto-restart galaxy tabs6-day

Tools
  • Android 10
Materials
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S6

The recent changes will immediately be applied. That said, your device should be all set to auto-restart on the specified date and time schedule.

If you want to make some changes, just repeat the same steps to get back to the auto-restart menu and then make necessary adjustments to the existing schedule.

No Auto-Restart Feature?

The auto-restart feature may not be available on some devices as some carriers purposely disabled the said feature.That said, talk to your carrier if the auto-restart feature is not available on your device. In this case, your only option is to do a manual restart on your device from time to time, especially when the device starts to act up.

Hope this helps!

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